Don't-Miss Headphone Stories

Jaybird Freedom Bluetooth headphones

Although it works for listening to music wirelessly, the Jaybird Freedom Bluetooth JB-200 provides tinny sound and an awkward design.

Jaybird Sportsband Bluetooth headphones

The Jaybird Sportsband Bluetooth SB1 is comfortable and tight enough not to slip off your ears no matter how strenuous your workout.

11 canalbud headsets compared

If you're looking for a new headset -- headphones with a microphone and inline controller -- for your iPhone or iPod, we take a look at 11 models in our latest roundup.

Apple In-Ear Headphones with Remote and Mic

The In-Ear Headphones are comfortable, fit well, and provide a great overall sound. Though other models may feature subjectively better bass, few match the design.

Creative Sound Blaster World of Warcraft Headset

The Sound Blaster World of Warcraft Wireless Headset is not just for WoW players.

Scosche IDR650m

While looks and features are just fine, the IDR650m earphones aren’t quite the sound investment the price might suggest, though you can find them significantly discounted online.


Most headphones for use while you're out and about are in-ear models, but the HA-S650 offers an over-ear headband design.

JBL Reference 430

JBL's Reference 430 headphones are more flashy than fabulous.

Sennheiser CX 200 Street II

The Sennheiser CX 200 Street II earphones offer a way to buy into a quality brand without breaking the bank.

Kerio Mail Server 6.7

Kerio Mail Serveris an e-mail, calendaring, contact, and to-do server that runs on three versions of the Mac OS.

Cygnett GroovePlatinum

Good but not exceptional budget-priced earphones.

Jabra Halo

If you’re looking for nonearbud headphones to handle music and calls—but primarily music—the Halo is a good choice

Roundup: 12 canalbud headphones

We take a look at 12 canalbuds -- not quite earbuds, not quite canalphones -- for improving on your iPods stock earbuds.

PercepTool 1.5.5

PercepTool plug-in for Photoshop CS3 and CS4 attempts to mimic your visual cortex in order to make an image look the way your brain thinks it should. In one fell swoop, this plug-in alters the brightness, edges, and contrast of your images.

Roundup: 9 in-ear-canal headphones

We take a look at 9 in-ear-canal headphones that aim to improve on your iPod or iPhone's stock earbuds while blocking considerably more external noise.